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Jul 8, 2011 6:30pm EDT
place. great. >>> in england, shock waves from the scandal that rattled rupert murdoch's media empire reached the british government today. a top aide to british prime minister david cameron, arrested. abc's jeffrey kofman now on the tabloid world out of control. >> reporter: when andy coulson was editor of "the news of the world," the paper he ran destroyed people's lives. >> i can't say anymore at this stage. >> reporter: arrested this morning, facing charges of perjury, bribing police, hacking people's phones in search of scoops. andy coulson is also uncomfortably the former spokesman of british prime minister david cameron, who, today, scrambled to distance himself. >>>> the press freedom does not mean the press should be above the law. >> reporter: but "the news of the world" was, which is why the famous and the powerful in britain have feared and loathed the tabloioifor years. case in point? remember when sarah ferguson was caught selling access to prince andrew? >> 500,000 pounds when you can, to me -- open doors. >> reporter: and this headline. when prince harry angerer his gi
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am PDT
the massive tabloid scandal that brought one of the biggest newspapers down in just 24 hours. rupert murdoch under huge pressure as the outrage grows. >>> and the extraordinary spirit of survival. jaycee dugard breaks her silence about her 18-year ordeal. how she found hope in the middle of her kidnapping hell. >> you just do what you have to do to survive. >> diane sawyer, here with her emotional and exclusive interview. >>> and princess in prison? she's been a royal only for a week. why does she look like her unhappy highness? inside the misery of princess charlene. >>> and good morning, everyone. happy friday. and what a crazy scene in great britain. >> oh, my goodness. >> oldest newspaper in the country closed. the former editor, just moments ago arrested. this guy was an aide to the british prime minister and had to address this. other arrests coming for people in the media empire of rupert murdoch, the owner of fox news. >> and this is all because there are allegations the newspapepe was hacking into cell phones and e-mail accounts of people. and not just celebrities and famous people
Jul 8, 2011 2:05am PDT
tactics brought an end to one of rupert murdoch's most-read papers. it's friday, july 8th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. i'm peggy bunker. >> i'm daniel sieberg in for rob nelson. it was probably no easy decision for rupert murdoch to shut down "the news of the world" after this widespread hacking scandal. so his son broke the news. as the british government launches an investigation, you could call it the end of "the world," this paper had a storied legacy early on. it wasn't quite such a tabloid publication and it did win awards recently. boy, it's turned the corner into more scandalous, controversial stuff. >> definitely gone tabloid. which you know, some papers really have in order to stay alive. that doesn't mean their practices are legit. >> it was a big-selling paper. >> there you go. >>> also coming up, what will happen to casey anthony when she's let out of jail in nine days? how many questions now about her future. also hererase after this acquittal. many people wondering what will happen next. and kind of horrifying enough, many people a
Jul 7, 2011 10:00pm EDT
this sunday and the profits will go to good causes according to james murdoch who runs the international side of the media group. the tabloid news of the world at one time had been the best selling english language paper in the world, until very recently the top sunday paper in britain. >> i feel regret. clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe in and that this company believes in which. >> reporter: at issue, a long running phone hacking scandal in which the victims had been largely celebrities but there was outrage when allegations emerged the paper hacked the phones of a school girl who had been abducted and was ultimately killed and victims of the terror attacks on london transport which happened six years ago today. prime minister david cameron who is former press secretary caught in the hacking scandal called for an inquiry. >> what this government is doing is making sure that the fact the public and i feel so appalled by what has happened, murder victims
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
of the tabloid newspaper's former editors has now been arrested a day after rupert murdoch announced he's shutting down the 168-year-old paper. nbc's mike taibbi has more. mike? >> reporter: the so-called phone hacking scandal has been around for years. six years, to be precise. but in the past week it went from a story about celebrity cell phones being hacked to regular people as alleged victims, including the grieving relatives of crime victims or soldiers killed in action and the explosion that's followed led to the extinction of the biggest circulation newspaper in the english speaking world. media barron rupert murdoch has had little to say as the scandal jumped to another level. >> i'm not making any comments. >> reporter: but son james murdoch said if the allegations are true, the newspaper's behavior was inhuman. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in. >> reporter: one practice that met no standards, that grieving rel tis of murdered children, or of british soldiers killed in ac
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am PDT
to the scandal involving his media empire rupert murdoch shut down "news of the world" for good. the paper lost advertisers after it allegedly hacked the e-mails from england's war dead. the scandal has marred his attempt to take over a hugely profitable pay cable channel. it is now thought that he'd run the sun on thursdays. >>> the red sox, the cleveland clinchers and the comeback cubs plus the latest on derek jeter's march toward 3,000 hits. >>> in weather as we approach this hot week, we're also seeing numerous areas dodging thunderstorms. your forecast is coming up. >>> well, a gr good morning to you. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports derek jeter continues grinding toward that baseball milestone of immortality, 3,000 hits. here's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. we begin with your daily derek jeter update. no, he has not hit number 3,000 yet, but he did get one step closer. he belted the first pitch he saw for a double. now he's two hits shy of 3,000. ben zobrist was one of the finalists for the last all-star spot. lost
Jul 8, 2011 4:25am EDT
in. >> news corp. chairman rupert murdoch calls the allegations deplorable and unacceptable and promised full cooperation with the investigation. >>> there's a good chance that next major terrorist attack on the u.s. will not be a bomb. instead the feds are worried about computer viruses. how prepared is the government for a sigher attack? tucker. >>> we've got changes in the weather department, we've got at least the possibility of some pretty good rain around here today. i'll have the debails on that -- details on that and julie wright has a look at your fox 5 on time traffic coming up in two minutes. >>> on alert now for swimmers on the beaches of massachusetts. there have been at least three sights of great white sharks off cape cod in the last week. none of the latest sightings have led towns to close beaches, but they are watching the water. >> "jaws" was filmed back up there in the '70s and nobody got in the water in that summer. >> i'm sure not. i wouldn't want to either. people need to be careful going to the beach. should be nice for the beaches at least around her
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> tabloid highly paid editor is being moved to another publication. murdoch says revenue for the final paper will go to charity. >>> nancy pelosi meets with president obama to outline her opposition to cut social security and medicare. they met and discussion included proposals to cut spending for social security as well as medicare and medicaid. >> to not consider social security a piggybank to give tax cuts to wealthiest people in the country we're not going to balance the budget on the backs of seniors. >> we believe comprehensive tax reform on corporate side and personal side would help america be more competitive and help create more jobs in the country. >> the president has called both sides back to the white house on sunday to work on the debt crisis. >>> wall street is getting just about the worst news it could have expected regarding the nation's employment forecast. >> jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange. tracing the impact what is happening on the markets. >> good morning. when this number came out about an hour and 15 minutes ago i heard a groan on the stock
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